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Wikis In The Classroom


Presentation used to introduce teacher to the possibilities of using wikis with their students in the classroom.

Presentation used to introduce teacher to the possibilities of using wikis with their students in the classroom.

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  • 1. Brian Grenier Technical Site Coordinator El Paso ISD [email_address] Wikis in the Classroom
  • 2. Handouts:
  • 3. Link to Movie Handouts:
  • 4. Handouts:
  • 5. Why Wiki Are our children developing the skills they need to be competitive in the 21 st Century? Handouts:
  • 6. 21 st Century Skills Problem Solving Critical Thinking Effective Communication Effective Collaboration Self-Directed Learning Self-Motivated Learning Information Literacy Innovativeness Global Awareness Global Citizenship Handouts:
  • 7. Handouts:
  • 8. Traditional Web Page Handouts:
  • 9. Wiki Page Handouts:
  • 10. Examples 5th Grade Writing Project wiki Flat Classroom Project Holocaust Wiki Project Studying Societies at JHK Thousand and One Flat World Tales Project Westwood School Wiki wikiHow Wikipedia Handouts:
  • 11. Standard Features of Wikis
    • Collaborative in nature
    • Different levels of accessibility to suit the needs of the user(s).
    • Ability for anyone to contribute, edit, and delete.
    • History of changes allows users to revert to previously saved versions.
    • Discussion and comment capabilities allow for member discussion and collaboration.
    • Ability to embed information and media from a variety of sources (audio, video, RSS, etc.)
  • 12. Issues Student Privacy
    • Create a pseudonym
    • Use initials only
    • Use first name followed by last initial
  • 13. Issues Simultaneous Editing
    • Make small edits
    • Communicate with your partner(s)
    •   Know how to use the history function
    •   Know how to discuss
    •   Before you edit, click refresh
  • 14. Issues Vandalism
    • Know how to use the history
  • 15. Classroom Uses Lesson Summaries Collaboration of Notes Concept Introduction and Exploratory Projects Dissemination of important classroom information beyond the classroom Individual assessment projects Creation of a simple website Sharing of initial thoughts about, and knowledge of a new topic Student portfolios Location to aggregate web resources Collaboration among teachers Handouts:
  • 16. Available Wiki Engines Handouts:
  • 17. Handouts:
  • 18. When I Become a Teacher by Marco Torres Movie link Handouts: